C vs. Rust vs. Erlang



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Description

What is C?

What is Rust?

Rust is a systems programming language that combines strong compile-time correctness guarantees with fast performance. It improves upon the ideas of other systems languages like C++ by providing guaranteed memory safety (no crashes, no data races) and complete control over the lifecycle of memory.

What is Erlang?

Some of Erlang's uses are in telecoms, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. Erlang's runtime system has built-in support for concurrency, distribution and fault tolerance. OTP is set of Erlang libraries and design principles providing middle-ware to develop these systems.

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Pros

Why do developers choose C?
Why do you like C?

Why do developers choose Rust?
Why do you like Rust?

Why do developers choose Erlang?
Why do you like Erlang?

Cons

What are the cons of using C?
Downsides of C?

What are the cons of using Rust?
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What are the cons of using Erlang?
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Companies

What companies use C?
72 companies on StackShare use C
What companies use Rust?
42 companies on StackShare use Rust
What companies use Erlang?
88 companies on StackShare use Erlang

Integrations

What tools integrate with C?
3 tools on StackShare integrate with C
What tools integrate with Rust?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Rust
What tools integrate with Erlang?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Erlang

What are some alternatives to C, Rust, and Erlang?

  • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
  • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
  • HTML5 - 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web
  • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.

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